Covid-19: London lockdown and over-50s shielding 'just speculation'

Robert Jenrick plays down reports as PM meets Rishi Sunak to discuss ways to avoid second lockdown

Boris Johnson and the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, met to run through possible options for averting another nationwide lockdown that could stall any potential economic recovery should there be a second wave of coronavirus infections.

The prime minister is considering new lockdown measures after a rise in Covid-19 cases forced him to slow the lockdown easing on Friday, with proposed relaxations for the leisure and beauty sectors delayed.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Covid-19: London lockdown and over-50s shielding 'just speculation' ———

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